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CHABALI RAUL MD; MATRE, WILLIAM M. MD; GREENE, MARY K. MD
Pediatric Emergency Care: April 1997
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Emergency physicians often deal with diagnostically elusive cases that may present repeatedly over the course of illness. The infant presented here had a chronic history, prompting multiple physician contacts for initially seemingly common problems. Assessing the patient's progression of symptoms over time and eliciting a brief developmental history in the emergency department (ED) helped guide decision-making toward admission and appropriate diagnostic workup.

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